Obituary: Catherine T. Coccimiglio

Catherine T. Coccimiglio, at 66
Catherine T. Coccimiglio died peacefully May 10, after a courageous, nine-year battle with breast cancer. She was 66.
Ms. Coccimiglio was born in Boston and was a graduate of Notre Dame Academy, Hingham (1966), Boston State College (1970), and earned her master’s in education at Bridgewater State. 
She was a resident of Milton before moving to Hull. She taught in the Hanover Schools for 34 years, until her retirement, was a member of the Nantasket-Hull Rotary Club, and a charter member of The Charmers, a group of longtime friends from Notre Dame Academy. 
She was an avid reader, traveler, knitter volunteer, and active member of Glastonbury Abbey in Hingham. 
Beloved daughter of Mary A. [Ponticelli] of Milton and the late Louis R. Coccimiglio; cherished sister of Joseph M. Coccimiglio of West Bridgewater and the late Teresa Coccimiglio; loving aunt and great aunt; Ms. Coccimiglio also leaves her companion, Stephen Jacobs of Walpole. 
Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home, 326 Granite Ave., Milton, will be held Monday, from 4 to 8 pm. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Agatha Church, Milton, on Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. Interment will be at Milton Cemetery. 
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 450 Brookline Ave., Boston, MA 02215.